From tinkering with games on a Commodore 64 to learning to programme in BASIC, it was Oreoluwa’s undergraduate business typing essays and assignments for students that lit the first spark about how women could use technology to create economic opportunities.
Facebook is the latest to join the scramble for Africa’s next billion with plans to open a regional office in South Africa. Here are the stories that made the rounds across Africa today.
Technology has emerged as a leading contributor to Nigeria’s GDP, however very few women are players in this field. The event, happening this week at SMW Lagos, aims to discuss what is being done to address this gap
W.TEC and Smart Mobile Divas are bring together a panel to encourage women to use their mobile phones effectively
Leaving a cushy job at an oil and gas firm to start a non-profit isn’t the sexiest career move anyone can make. Seven years later, few people in Nigeria, if any, can speak with more authority on the subject of getting girls and women into technology than Ore Somolu. To date, over 5,000 women and girls […]
Recognizing that women are significantly under-represented in engineering and technology careers, has led organisations and business to bring more women into the fold through campaigns and calls to action. To this end, The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC), a Nigerian non-governmental organisation working to empower girls and women socially and economically, using information and communication technologies […]